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Hippocrates’ hypocrites

Sunday Observer Editorial Political discussion and debate may dominate headlines in the media but there is one organisation that aims at achieving its objectives without being distracted or deterred – the Government Medical Officers’ Association, better known by its  acronym, the GMOA. The trade union which dominates the health services because the majority of doctors in … Continue reading

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GMOA’s fixation

Cartoons googled and added by TW It appears that the GMOA has a fixation on Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. It never misses an opportunity to take a dig at the minister and is continually calling on the President to remove him from the post. Certainly, the animosity of the government doctors with the Health … Continue reading

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Spare the patients

Daily News Editorial The GMOA has bared its fangs again. Its members are all set to down their stethoscopes on Friday if the government fails to meet 10 demands put forward by the government doctors. One of the demands relates to the school admission for 89 children of GMOA members. Another relates to failure by … Continue reading

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Tragedy: Doctoring the Health Service -The medical profession (now) only feels money, not human pain

Daily Mirror (Cartoons added by TW from internet) What JVP MP Dr Nalinda Jayatissa proposes is to produce more doctors for the private sector at public expense      JVP MP moves wants two more medical faculties, saying country has only 50 per cent of required doctors  In addition to Teaching Hospitals medical faculties need more resources … Continue reading

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Doctors or “Traders”

GMOA warming up again (Original Title) Daily News Editorial The GMOA, after a brief silence, has once again jumped on its hobbyhorse of poking its fingers in matters that are well outside its remit. With the SAITM matter now losing steam, and, perhaps, buoyed by the eighth consecutive election victory of its President, Anurudhdha Padeniya, … Continue reading

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